Ayotzinapa U.S. College Tour Press Conference at South Texas College – McAllen, Texas

Felipe de la Cruz Sandoval, father of missing or slain Mexican student visits South Texas College to talk about their initiative to find their children. Very interesting but hard to photograph. Here are some shots from this event.  If you are having a forum and would like to have the event photographed please fill outContinue reading “Ayotzinapa U.S. College Tour Press Conference at South Texas College – McAllen, Texas”

UTPA Baseball Team vs Illinois University Baseball Team – 2009

Back in my UTPA days I photographed sports, specifically baseball. I would use a 400mm lens, which weighed chingos and I had to drag it around in a rolling case, but it was fun and a great learning experience. I recently found these shots in one of my old hard drives and thought it wouldContinue reading “UTPA Baseball Team vs Illinois University Baseball Team – 2009”

Santa Ana’s Last Stand? – Republished Photo from 2008 – Alamo, Texas

Back in 2008 I was contracted by The Texas Observer to photograph Mr. Ken Meritt, who managed the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refugee in Alamo, Texas. Merritt was trying to save to protect the refugee from plans of a border-wall and as of recent the national park faces that same thread again. I am sharingContinue reading “Santa Ana’s Last Stand? – Republished Photo from 2008 – Alamo, Texas”

Border Wall – RGV – Ben Briones Studios

In 2008 I was contracted by The Texas Observer to photograph some portraits of 2 people being affected by the then new border wall. The two people you see below were challenging the government because they lived on a property in Brownsville, Texas and Granjeno, Texas where the government had plans to build the border wall literallyContinue reading “Border Wall – RGV – Ben Briones Studios”